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Name Becker, Edward Roy
City Phildelphia
State PA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Becker, Edward Roy
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Becker, Edward Roy
Born May 4, 1933, in Philadelphia, PA
Died May 19, 2006, in Philadelphia, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by Richard M. Nixon on September 24, 1970, to a new seat authorized by 84 Stat. 294. Confirmed by the Senate on October 8, 1970, and received commission on October 14, 1970. Service terminated on January 22, 1982, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on November 16, 1981, to a seat vacated by Max Rosenn. Confirmed by the Senate on December 3, 1981, and received commission on December 3, 1981. Served as chief judge, 1998-2003. Assumed senior status on May 4, 2003. Service terminated on May 19, 2006, due to death.

Education:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1954
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1957

Professional Career:
Private practice, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1957-1970

compress summary

Case(s) CW-PA-0002 : Baby Neal v. Casey
EE-NJ-0112 : United States v. State of New Jersey Department of Corrections
EE-NJ-0114 : United States and Taxman v. Piscataway Township
FH-PA-0002 : City of Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations v. Key Bank USA
IM-PA-0005 : Yang v. Reno
JC-PA-0005 : Inmates of the Allegheny County Jail v. Wecht
JC-PA-0018 : McGoff v. Rapone


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